Get Ready For A Rockin’ Christmas Parade

Rockin’ Christmas Parade

The eagerly awaited 73rd annual Greater Manassas Christmas parade will be held on Saturday, December 1, 2018, starting at 10:00 A.M. This parade has become one of the largest parades in Northern Virginia with over 100 marching bands, floats, balloons, and more. There are currently 2,000 participants and over 300 volunteers slated to be involved with this year’s event.

Tips For A Great Parade Spectator Experience

You can check out the route for this year’s Rockin’ Christmas parade on online. There are also a wide variety of suggestions and tips for a great parade viewing experience. Some of these include:

  • Arrive Early & Stay Late: The parade is an incredibly popular attraction and there is always a huge turnout! Come early to get the best view and be sure to stay late. The traffic may be heavy following the parade and there are tons of local shops, restaurants, and other places to visit after the parade.
  • Be Prepared For the Weather: The parade will go on regardless of rain or snow. Be sure to check the forecast early and often, and when in doubt – layer! You are welcome to bring hot chocolate, coffee, and you can also purchase them from local vendors and stores.
  • The Map Is Your Friend: The map also notes where the restrooms are located which is especially important for families with young children. Keep in mind there are also lots of parking options on side streets, parking lots, and in the Historic Downtown parking garage located on Prince William Street, according to the parade website.

Volunteer Opportunities for the Christmas Parade

An incredible event like this requires the tireless dedication and work of over 300 volunteers. Volunteers are involved in a wide variety of activities related to the parade including helping stage the participants, answering spectator questions, and helping keep everyone safe during the event. If you’d like to help bring this event to the Manassas area every year, just email gmchristmasparade@gmail.com.

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Proud Sponsor of the Rockin’ Christmas Parade

Miller Toyota is a proud sponsor of the 43rd Annual Greater Manassas Christmas parade. We carry the full line of new Toyota models including the legendary Camry midsized sedan and the red-hot RAV4 crossover.

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